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Russia's Naval Power in the 21st Century

Traditionally considered a land power, Russia's drive to develop as a naval power dates back at least as far as the reign of Peter the Great. As part of a large defense modernization program, Russia has invested heavily in recent years to develop its navy and acquire new capabilities. What is the state and mission of Russian naval power today? Dmitry Gorenburg and Olga Oliker will discuss the future of Russia’s naval modernization and how it may have been affected by the conflict in Ukraine.

Date & Time

Friday
Jul. 17, 2015
10:00am – 11:30am ET

Location

5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Overview

Traditionally considered a land power, Russia's drive to develop as a naval power dates back at least as far as the reign of Peter the Great.  As part of a large defense modernization program, Russia has invested heavily in recent years to develop its navy and acquire new capabilities.  What is the state and mission of Russian naval power today?  Dmitry Gorenburg and Olga Oliker will discuss the future of Russia’s naval modernization and how it may have been affected by the conflict in Ukraine. 

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Kennan Institute

The Kennan Institute is the premier U.S. center for advanced research on Russia and Eurasia and the oldest and largest regional program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The Kennan Institute is committed to improving American understanding of Russia, Ukraine, and the region through research and exchange.  Read more

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